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Predicting Cannabis Strain Effects From THC and CBD Levels

Whether you’re an adult-use consumer looking for a specific kind of high or a medical patient seeking symptom relief, the THC:CBD ratio will strongly …

The Big List Of Cannabis Cannabinoids

Much of the information we provide on Hemp Gazette is in relation to the two best-known and probably most researched cannabinoids – cannabidiol (CBD) …

New study finds that medical marijuana may be helping to curb the opioid epidemic

After states pass laws permitting medical marijuana, drivers in those states become less likely to test positive for opioids after fatal car accidents, a new study from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health has found.<p>Researchers analyzed federal crash data in 18 states over the …

The Anatomy of a Cannabis Plant, and its Lifecycle

Anatomy of a Cannabis PlantBy 2027, it’s projected that the legal cannabis market in the U.S. and Canada could hit $47.3 billion in size.That will …

Multiple Sclerosis

Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans

Two Democratic U.S. senators filed legislation on Wednesday that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans and let government doctors help them access it.<p>Under the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) physicians would be empowered …

Veterans

The Argument For Smoking Cannabis Flower

I have smoked a lot of cannabis. As a cannabis writer, former budtender and medical shop manager, I’ve also eaten a lot of edibles and vaped a lot of concentrated oil. And when it comes down to it, at the end of the day, all I crave is the crackle of sparkly buds igniting. In 2018, that makes me …

In Kentucky, Farmers Find Hemp May Be More Profitable Than Tobacco

Perhaps the most misunderstood agricultural product on the market today, industrial hemp is seeing a surge of growth among U.S. agriculture producers now planting the crop in record numbers, often replacing staples like soy, corn and tobacco. With growing interest from farmers looking for more …

Kentucky

Next-Gen Baggies Are Transforming Legal Weed

After a recent trip to her local dispensary, my mom recalled how, when she was young, black-market cannabis was really only available by the …

How marijuana causes memory loss

Researchers have long suggested marijuana can cause memory loss. Now, a new study provides insight on this association, revealing how cannabinoids in …

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too.<p>Part of the appeal, at least for people who don't want to get high, is that CBD …

CBD

What’s The Difference Between THC and CBD?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are by far the most talked-about ingredients in cannabis. But what exactly are they? More …

Industrial Hemp VS. Cannabis

Difference between Industrial Hemp and Cannabis<p>The difference is in its use. Hemp and Marijuana both come from the same plant - Cannabis Sativa L. …

Feel Very, Very Good After Sipping These CBD Drinks in Portland

Where to find CBD lattes, smoothies, and cocktails for a very mellow way to spend your day<p>While many countries (and states) still imprison their citizens for carrying cannabis, weed has almost lost its novelty in Portland. Your parents are now growing Sensei Skunk in your garage. You can get your …

Your Favorite Cannabis Strains and Their Main Terpenes

Curious about what terpenes might be in some of your favorite cannabis strains? Here are some popular strains and the beneficial terpenes they …

Antiinflammatory

Biopesticides: Synthetic Pesticides Alternative

How environmental dangers, resistance-building to synthetic pesticides, and organic farming methods are pushing the market towards …

Wrigley Billionaire Moves From Chewing Gum to Medical Marijuana

The scion of a family that made a fortune in chewing gum is moving into pot.<p>William Wrigley Jr. II, who helped orchestrate the sale of his family’s …

Florida

Anatomy of Marijuana Plants: The Different Parts

<i>Updated: 8/23/17</i><p>When examining a cannabis bud, you’ll notice a complex knotting of different parts: the fiery orange hairs, the sugary crystals, …

Cannabis Anatomy 101

Most cannabis consumers are fairly familiar with two parts of the cannabis plant: The flowers, or buds, and the infamous fan leaves. Five and …

Cannabis

Fruit of the Plume

As I write this, I’m smoking nugs of the hybrid strain Forbidden Fruit from Canna Organix. Lately I’ve been really fascinated with how strong the …

How cannabis affects appetite: Brain changes

New research on how cannabis use alters eating behavior could lead to treatments for appetite loss in chronic illness, according to experts. Using a …

From Chemistry To Culinary: 10 Educational Programs For Students Eager To Learn About Cannabis

When it comes to cannabis, the Internet is on its own trip. Buzzed, euphoric and energetic. Cannabis news is everywhere and advocates, enemies, and the curious can’t get enough.<p>The plant’s Internet fame has dusted enthusiasts with odd news, like the New England trio charged with animal cruelty …

Big brewer Molson Coors readying sales of marijuana-infused drinks available only in Canada

One of the world’s best-known breweries is teaming up with a Canadian cannabis company to make marijuana-infused drinks.<p>The move is a major signal that multinational corporations are growing increasingly comfortable with legal pot. Molson Coors’ Canadian arm announced Wednesday that it’s partnering …

Exposure to cannabinoids may exacerbate the psychological consequences of trauma

Synthetic cannabinoids can increase depression- and anxiety-like behaviors in a rodent model of trauma, according to new research in <i>European</i> …

​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …

Cannabinoids Vs. Cancer: A Cellular War

<i>There is a lot of information to suggest cannabis and its extracts may be useful in the treatment of cancer. Many of you, our readers may not have</i> …

How To Make A Cannabis Smoothie Using Raw Marijuana

Raw cannabis can make a great addition to your morning smoothie, helping you get many of the benefits of cannabis without getting you stoned.<p>Why …

What the Science Says

It can be difficult to locate information about the safety and therapeutic value of cannabis. An unfortunate result of the federal prohibition of …

The Different Ways to Smoke and Consume Cannabis

When it comes to cannabis consumption, the second-most important consideration, after the flower itself, is the delivery method. This point is often …

Why More College Students Are Calming Anxiety With Medical Cannabis

One in four college students take antidepressants or mood stabilizers, and many are finding relief with medical cannabis. But their therapists remain …

The Endocannabinoid System: A Beginner’s Guide

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how it affects your health.The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many …